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  • Computer model slices and dices mountain climates

    Computer model slices and dices mountain climates

    In Oregon's H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest, scientists study climate patterns.

  • Taking to the Trees

    After conquering rocks, trails and mountains, weekend warriors have found a new hobby: Climbing the West’s big trees.

  • Old trees, new ideas, and humility

    Old trees, new ideas, and humility

    In Old Growth in the New World, 28 writers and experts debate whether and how the Pacific Northwest’s old-growth forests should be managed.

  • When doing the right thing gets complicated

    When doing the right thing gets complicated

    Do we have the right to kill invasive barred owls and their hybrid offspring, even if it will save endangered spotted owls?

  • State sues over Sierra forest plan

    The state of California is suing the U.S. Forest Service for approving a new management plan that more than triples logging in the Sierra Nevada

  • A forest in flux

    Jon R. Luoma examines old-growth forests through the eyes of the scientists who study them in The Hidden Forest: The Biography of an Ecosystem

  • When is a barred owl a red herring?

    Pepper Trail says shooting barred owls is not going to help the northern spotted owl.

  • Old-growth trees to fall in the Sierra

    In California, the Forest Service abandons the collaborative Sierra Nevada Framework in favor of a new management plan that cuts big trees

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